By Frozan Marofi, Women for Women International – Afghanistan
By Justine Valemberi, Women for Women International – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Nankafu is a 53-year-old mother of ten. Sadly, seven of her children have passed away and only three remain. Two are married and the youngest is in the fifth grade.
Happy Father’s Day to all the loving dads around the world!
The drivers and consequences of poverty are gendered: women are more vulnerable and denied opportunities.
By Monica Agene, Women for Women International Nigeria
Today we commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
In modern wars, it’s dangerous to be a woman. During the Rwandan genocide, up to 500,000 women were raped, sexually mutilated, or murdered.
Sheiran, 32 (left) and Kabira, 38 (right) are sisters. Like most sisters, they laugh, learn and grow together. Unlike most sisters, they’ve had to brave separation, war and missiles to get to safety.